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FOX News
Sep 20, 2012 4:00pm PDT
benghazi, libya. and now the white house seems to be changing its tune. just hours after saying this. >> we have no evidence of a preplanned or premeditated attack. >> shep: the white house now says its self-evident the murder of a u.s. ambassador and three other americans was a terrorist attack. plus a report reveals american incomes haven't been this low in more than a decade. some experts say that could mean we're finally really on the road to recovery. >> i'm just happy to be on the ground. >> shep: an amusement park ride leaves passengers dangling in midair for almost four hours. >> reason why we were on there is that he's trying to get me over my fear of heights. >> shep: did it work? but first from fox this thursday night, it was another terrorist attack on 9-11. that's what the white house is now saying about the assassination of the united states ambassador and three other americans. that seems to contradict what we've been hearing from u.s. officials, including the u.s. ambassador to the noon noon who blamed the attack on protests over the anti-muslim video. >> the best ass
FOX News
Sep 20, 2012 6:00pm EDT
consulate in libya was terrorism. it took more than a week. countless denials, clarification and swin. president obama white house now says it's self-evident that the september 11 assault on the american consulate in libya was indeed terrorism. anti-americanism continues to burn in middle east. president is playing a game of catch-up. the president's answer on direct answer to suggest raised eyebrows today. catherine herridge has been in contract sources all day but we start with ed henry traveling with the president. just outside miami. >> reporter: good evening. administration's account keeps changing and they admitted that nine days later this is a terror attack on president obama's watch. flip-flop from jay carney, 24 hours after he repeatedly claimed it was too soon to determine whether the murder of four americans with terrorism. >> our interest is finding out the facts of what happened. not taking what we read in the newspaper and making bold assertion. >> reporter: today, carney decided to boldly assert. >> i think it's self-evident that what happened in benghazi was terrorist
CNN
Sep 19, 2012 7:00pm PDT
rise in islamic extremism, the growing counterclaim presence in libya, that he was on an al qaeda hit list. in addition, our source tells us he e-mailed a journalist in the wake of a bombing near a consulate in june. he wrote, and i quote, maybe you head east to benghazi to check out the situation, which appears to be heating up. we don't know why, given all that ambassador stevens, why he traveled with such an apparently light security detail. did he want it that way? or did his warnings go unhead heeded, and did he and his people die because of it? we don't know. senator john mccain has criticized some of the steps taken since gadhafi has been outed. and he has been critical of what happened to ambassador stevens and the three others. i spoke to senator mccain today. senator mccain, a source told us in the months before ambassador steven's death, he was worried about the never-ending security threats in benghazi and the rise in islamic extremism and growing al qaeda presence and also immensed being on an al qaeda hit list. in june, he wrote in an e-mail to a journalist and i quo
FOX News
Sep 20, 2012 3:00pm EDT
." first from fox at 3:00 in new york city, the white house today said the consulate attack in libya is self evident that it was a terrorist attack according to the white house press secretary carney who spoke to reporters aboard air force one. the comment appeared to some analysts to mark a shift in how washington officials, especially the administration, classify the attack. early this week, the state department spokesman said they were waiting for more information. >> i'm not going to put labels on this until we have a complete investigation. >> you do not regard this as an county of terrorism? >> i don't think we know enough. we will assess. she gave our preliminary assessment. we will have a full investigation now. then we will be in a better position to put label on things. >>shepard: the house intelligence committee chair, and others, called this a terrorist attack. catherine with the news from washington, dc. what, exactly, did the white house say? >>reporter: the house is backing away from claims the i salt on the consequence last was "spontaneous," over the anti-islam youtube
CNN
Sep 20, 2012 9:00am PDT
braves the regime's tank shells because his fight for libya compelled him to also fight. >> you know, as his tour in libya. you cannot say this is not freedom fighters. they want to be free of the government. i don't know why they watch. >> libya got nato's help. syria for now gets his. >> he has to -- >> the syrian regime blames foreign radicals trying to conger up fears of a takeover by islamist extremists. while he embraces religion, he dismisses extremism and al qaeda altogether. >> i'm only student. i left my money, my student, my family. not al qaeda. we're not coming to corrupt this country. we came here to help. >> reporter: there could be thousands of foreign fighters in syria. some radical. some not. while rebels may want battle harden the fighters here now, they may regret that when the extremists decide to stay, says one expert. >> i think we don't have any benefit in having them, but i think at this point because of their weaker weaponry and training and ability, they may need them to fight. if you assume the fighting is going to be finished, as in they are there to stay and
FOX News
Sep 20, 2012 6:00am PDT
on the record that attack that killed four americans including our u.s. ambassador in libya was indeed a terror attack on september 11. >> let me begin asking you would say ambassador stevens and the three other americans died as a result of a terrorist attack? >> certainly on that particular question i would say yes. they were killed in the course of a a terrorist attack on our embassy. bill: there is more to this story as we learn by the day. good morning i'm bill hemmer. welcome to "america's newsroom.". martha: good morning. i'm martha maccallum. intelligence sources are also telling fox news the ringleader of this attack was a former guantanamo detainee. he is libyan. released from gitmo five years ago. he was transferred to libyan custody on the condition stay in jail. obviously that did not happen. bill: chief intelligence correspondent catherine herridge working this story. the catherine, who is this man. what are we learning now? >> reporter: good morning. this story was first broken by bret baier last night is a turning point because the administration's narrative that
FOX News
Sep 20, 2012 10:00am PDT
billions in foreign aid we send to countries like pakistan, libya and egypt. pakistan, where the u.s. embassy is under siege right now, got $2.1 billion from american taxpayers this year. libya, where four americans were murdered at the consulate in benghazi last week gets a little over $13 million in financial assistance, and egypt where we saw people burning the american flag, they accept more than $1.5 billion from the united states, and the obama administration would like to keep that money flowing, sending secretary of state hillary clinton to make the case to congress today where the administration's getting more and more pushback on this issue. joining me now, retired four-star general jack keane who's a former vice chief of stash for the army and a fox news military analyst. general, more and more we're hearing republican lawmakers, and we had senator rand paul last week saying it's time to put a stop to this. why would we be funneling billions of dollars worth of aid into countries where we are seeing scenes like this? what's your thought? >> well, listen, your viewers and a
FOX News
Sep 19, 2012 7:00pm PDT
attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi the attack that killed our ambassador to libya and three others was directly tied to al-qaeda. a former detainee released from kwan taken mow was suspected to lead the attack. in 2007 he was transferred to libyan custody under the condition that he would be kept in prison forever. but guess what, he was not. and is now it is suspected he led the assault against the u.s. consulate in benghazi. and the white house blind sighted. in fact for an entire week the obama administration has stuck to its story line that this year's 9/11 anniversary attack was a reaction to an anti-muslim youtube video. it was not until today they finally admitted the libya consulate tack was an attack of terrorism. we are joined now by -- >> good evening sir. >> good evening. >> why are we learning this just now? >> i don't think you are learning it just now. we have an administration that was trying to deceive the american people or showed ineptness and incompetence. we know al-qaeda and others were involved in this attack. they operate in and around the area of ben
FOX News
Sep 20, 2012 2:00am PDT
9-11 attacks likely led that deadly rampage on our embassy -- rather on our consulate in libya. four americans died including ambassador chris stevens. they released ben cue mu back in 2007 and sent him to libya under this condition, that he actually stay in jail there. he was released by the kwad gadhafi regime. the national terrorism association said it is not clear if it was than afabbing. >>> fox news says two white house staff members are connected to the prostitution scandal in columbia. revealing two members of the advanced team checked in prostitutes at overnight guests of their hotel. the official also saying quote we knew very early white house staffers were involved but the white house claimed in april no staff members were involved. there is concern an official report on the incident still has not been released in an attempt to alter it or conceal the role of those involved. >> in colorado the accused shooter james holmes is facing 10 new charges. he faces 24 counts of first degree murder and 116 counts of attempts murder. they are fight to go get access to a notebo
FOX News
Sep 20, 2012 8:00am PDT
days the administration saying the deadly attack in libya was quote, spontaneous. now the counterterrorism chief publicly calls it an act of terror. will there be any political fallout? some signs already there we'll host a fair and balanced debate. >>> if you want to lose weight you have to work out really really hard, right? new study says no way. vigorous sabotage might hurt your efforts. breaking noougs all "happening now." fox news alert and brand new fallout in the "fast and furious" investigation i'm jon scott. uma: i'm uma pemmaraju. in for jenna lee. just hours after owe issued a report on the botched gun-walking sting where he faulted the doj for errors in judgment, management, failures and misguided strategies for the atf sting operation that sent weapons into mexico in the hopes of tracking them to the drug cartels. instead hundreds of guns vanished. and two of them turned up at the scene of a bloody shootout that claimed the life the u.s. border patrol agent brian terry. william la jeunesse has been following the story from the very beginning and he joins us n
CNN
Sep 20, 2012 8:00am PDT
libya, chris stevens. a source familiar with the ambassador says that before he died, chris stevens believed that his name was on an al qaeda hit list. a source also says that in the weeks and days before his death in that attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, stevens was worried about what he described as the never ending security threats in that city. also the u.s. counterterrorism chief is now calling that assault that killed stevens and three of his american colleagues a terrorist attack. and there are reports that a former detainee at guantanamo bay who was released and returned to libya may have, in fact, been the ringleader of benghazi attack. cnn has not yet been able to independently confirm that latter report. but our cnn national security contributor fred townsend joins us live. she's a member of the cia external advisory committee. she was also a personal friend of ambassador stevens and had visited libya with her employer. are your sources saying anything about this report, a series of reports that, in fact, it may have been a former gitmo prisoner that was released
CBS
Sep 20, 2012 4:00am PDT
benghazi, libya. yesterday a senior official said that christopher stevens and three others died in a terrorist attack. fbi investigators arrived in libya and should reach benghazi in a few days. an actress that appears in the anti-islam film that triggered riots across the middle east is suing the filmmaker. she said she was unaware of the anti-islam content. glenn dougherty was buried yesterday. he was working as a private security guard at the consulate. he had been in libya two weeks when he was killed. glenn dougherty was 42 years old. cbs money watch. hundreds of flight cancellations for american airlines and american eagle and who is the biggest loser on forbes richest american list? that doesn't even sound right. >> reporter: you can be much of a loser there. good morning. labor strike is forcing american airlines and its regional carrier american eagle to cancel 300 flights this week. pilots have been calling in sick after rejecting the company's last contract offer. there's been an increase in the number of maintenance reports filed by flight cruise. american airlines is goi
CNN
Sep 20, 2012 4:00pm EDT
attack that killed the united states ambassador to libya and three other americans. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >>> with only 47 days to go until the election, the romney campaign's about to roll out another new strategy. voters will be seeing a lot more of mitt romney. in fact, we're only minutes away from his speech at a rally in florida. our national political correspondent jim acosta is joining us now live from sarasota to set the scene. jim, what's going on? >> reporter: wolf, we expect mitt romney to be out here in sarasota, florida, in just a few minutes from now. this is where his advisors say after a relatively light schedule over the last couple weeks, mitt romney and his campaign will be picking up the pace. and after seeming to defend those comments on that hidden camera video on government dependency, romney appears to be shifting again on that message as well looking for something that will stick. after being caught on tape writing off 47% of voters as obama supporters who are dependent on government, mitt romney was checking his math at a candidat
CNN
Sep 20, 2012 1:00am EDT
seen an ambassador who does not have in a war zone and a place like libya with threats who does not have a larger entourage of security, and is this an intelligence failure or what do you attribute it to? >> i attribute it to chris stevens who is a brave man. he lived in a hotel in benghazi during the fighting, but it is also clear that the security people should have given him more security, particularly in benghazi. as you know, that country is divided very badly, and there's significant competition, and there's far more islamic influence in that part of libya than in tripoli. >> you previously mentioned that people in the obama administration said it was not a planned attack and sort of the offshoot of this youtube video, but the director of the terro terrorist scenter said that it did appear to be a terrorist attack. how significant do you think that is? >> i think it is significant that the president's spokesperson would go on our networks and tell people thing that is are absolutely false and by the way, fly in the face of the facts. i think maybe the american people are owed
ABC
Sep 20, 2012 6:30pm EDT
today about the death of the u.s. ambassador and three other americans in libya. could they have been protected from the deadly attack? >>> runway rumble. a fight between two flight attendants broadcast on the passenger intercom. it delays an american airlines jet for hours. >>> sky high. the woman with a fear of heights trapped like this for four hours, 300 feet up. how did her husband come to the rescue? >>> and, robin's journey. a big day for our robin roberts. as she gets her bone marrow transplant and sends a message from a room filled with prayer. >>> good evening. we begin with the president, sending off heated questions tonight about the death of the u.s. ambassador chris stevens and three other americans who served in libya. both the president and the secretary of state, hillary clinton, were pressed to answer whether this could have and 140u8d have been prevented. and abc's jon karl starts us off tonight. >> reporter: it was the very first question for president obama at a univision forum in miami today. why wasn't there more security at the u.s. consulate in libya? he
CNN
Sep 20, 2012 10:00am PDT
killed in libya was worried about his security months before last week's attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. a source tells cnn chris stevens believed his name was on an al qaeda list. officials believe extremist islamists possibly linked to al qaeda are responsible for that attack. today in tripoli a memorial service is underway for stevens and the three other americans killed at the consulate. former navy seals glen dougherty and tyrone woods and information officer sean smith. >>> the attack on the consulate and the recent unrest in the middle east takes front and center on capitol hill today. u.s. secretary of state hillary clinton will brief members of both the house and senate later this afternoon. some members are accusing the administration of failing to keep them informed on event that is led up to the unrest triggered by an anti-muslim movie made in the united states. specifically the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya and the u.s. embassy in egypt. secretary clinton meets behind closed doors just hours after republicans credit sees the obama administrati
CSPAN
Sep 20, 2012 1:00am EDT
. >> wednesday in the u.s. house, members on a u.s. ambassador to libya chris stevens and three other americans killed when terrorists attacked the u.s. consul at benghazi. debated a resolution on the house for. this is 20 minutes. the clerk: house resolution 786, honoring the four united states public servants who died in libya and condemning the attacks on the united states diplomatic facilities in lya, egypt, and yemen. the spear pro tempore: the gentlelady from florida, ms. ros-lehtinen, and the gentleman will each control 20 minutes. ms. ros-lehtinen: i ask that all members have five legislative days to revise and extend their remarks and insert extraneous materials on this measure. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. ms. ros-lehtinen: i yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady is recognized. ms. ros-lehtinen: iant to thank leader pelosi, leader cantor and others for spearheading this attack. our thoughts and prayers are with the families of chris stevens, sean smith, tyrone woods, and glen doherty, and all those injured in the atta
CNN
Sep 19, 2012 9:00pm PDT
eye on that. and also an attack in libya that killed ambassador christopher pace. >> the tape came out a couple of days ago with the president saying that he believes in redistribution. i don't. i believe that the way to help people who have higher incomes is not to take from some to give to the others, but create an economy so strong it lifts everybody. >> virginia's republican governor bob mcdonald says why he is standing up for mitt romney. welcome. >> hi, piers, good evening. >> let me start with a simple question for you. did you agree when mitt romney said that 47% of americans are victims who basically scrounger off of the states? >> well, mathematically, the number was right, 46.4% of the people pay no federal income tax. i think that he would agree that he would not have said it this way, but with the lousy obama e kconmy, that unploem ploimt ove 40%, and food stam republicans the highest in history and entrepreneurship in the lowest level in 30 year, and so we have to do better, and we need a job creator and i believe in that part, we need more jobs created because we nee
CNN
Sep 20, 2012 7:00am EDT
about that attack in benghazi that claimed the lives of the u.s. ambassador to libya, christopher stevens, and three other americans. the nation's counterterrorism chief is telling congress that armed extreme iists saw an opportunity to attack during an protest over an anti-muslim film and took that opportunity. >> i would say, yes, they were killed in the course of a terrorist attack on our country. >> sources tell cnn that ambassador stevens expressed concerns in security in the months before he died. he also acknowledged being on an al qaeda hit list. senator john mccain was practically seething last night when you talked to anderson on "a.c. 360". >> does it make any sense to you the level of -- or the small level of security he apparently had with him? >> it doesn't make any sense. and i'll tell you what else doesn't make any sense is the white house spokesman, secretary of state, and our ambassador to the u.n. stating categorically that it was not a terrorist attack, when obviously it had all the earmarks of a terrorist attack, including rocket-propelled grenades and heavy w
FOX Business
Sep 19, 2012 10:00pm EDT
death of ambassador stevens in libya. there is tonight, it appears, no question whatsoever that it was an organized terrorist attack with perhaps al qaeda leadership. national security experts peter brookes, and judith miller coming up next. with the spark cash card from capital one, sven's home security gets the most rewards of any small business credit card! how does this thinwork? oh, i like it! [ garth ] sven's small business earns 2% casback on every purche, every day! woo-hoo!!! so that ten security gators, right? put them on my spark card! why settle for less? testing hot tar... great businesses deserve the most rewards! [ male announcer ] the ark business card from capital one. choose unlimited rewards with 2% cash back or double miles on every purchase, every day! what's in your wallet? here's your invoice. i've been fortunate to win on golf's biggest stages. but when joint pain and stiffness from psoriatic arthritis hit, even the smallest things became difficult. i finally understood what serious joint pain is like. i talked to my rheumatologist and he prescribed enbrel. enbr
CNN
Sep 20, 2012 3:00am EDT
live pictures from miami mr. mitt romney is on stage. also breaking news from libya. the country's terrorism chief now says it was an attack. we begin with mitt romney he told and audience in atlanta that he believes in a redistribution of wealth and he does not. the tape came out with the president saying he believes in redistribution. i don't. i believe the way to lift people is not to take from some and give to others but to create wealth from all of us. to create and economy so strong it lifts everybody. >> virginia governor tells me why he is standing up for mitt romney. >> welcome. >> hi piers good evening. >> let me start with a simple question for you. do you agree that when mitt romney said 47% of americans are victims that scrounge off the state? >> the number was right 46.4% of the people pay no federal income tax. i certainly wouldn't have said it that way. i think the broader point though is with this lousy obama economy, entrepreneurship is at the lowest level in years. we need more tax breaks created. >> more the american people to throw out barack obama they have to
FOX News
Sep 20, 2012 2:00pm PDT
cans that killed four americans in benghazi, libya. he wasn't a filmmaker. al-qaeda terrorist with ties to blood bloo bin laden held in. sufyan bin qumu. see this no, spontaneous reaction. but for some reason, the obama administration is linking the violence to a movie. >> and as i have said, the video that sparked the protest is disgusting and reprehensible. eric: that was today. here is white house spokesman jay carney yesterday. listen. >> based on what we know now, and knew at the time, we have no evidence of preplanned, or premeditated attack. >> eric: jay carney today says it's self-evident it was terrorism. so americans deserve some answers. why won't this president call a terrorist a terrorist? hillary clinton, madam secretary, smart lady, do you really think it was all about a movie? jay carney, c'mon, you know better than what you have been saying. ambassador rice, please stop insulting our intelligence. this is a coverup of the highest levels of the united states government. don't they realize this just emboldens al-qaeda? andrea, the issue here is what is the perception in t
CBS
Sep 20, 2012 4:30am PDT
african affiliate may be to blame for the attack on libya. the attack killed four people including the u.s. ambassador to libya. the national counter-terrorism unit said testified in congress investigating crude attack happened in a protest. mello and actress in the video from a fraud and slander suit against a filmmaker. see says she was duped cling to a controversial dialog was dubbed in after her involvement in the project. >>> happened a month ago in a large refinery in the country grew the no reports or-in this fire. >>> he should call ahead if you have a flood of american airlines or its regional character of the eagle. american has canceled 300 flights this week alone. a high number of recent on a high number of pilots calling in sick since they rejected the latest contract offer. it currently going through bankruptcy restructuring. an analyst says the recent drop in crude prices coupled with the end of the is the driving season could make less is low at the gas pump. national price for a gallon of widow is the 385. to americans either ended up with rock-bottom credit scores com
CBS
Sep 20, 2012 7:00am PDT
clinton faces tough questions today over that deadly consulate attack in libya. >> the only person to make fortune's 50 top women's list. but now fortune says she's barely hanging on. we'll ask oprah winfrey what she thinks about that. >> eye opener, your world in 90 seconds. >> my complain is about the 100% of america and i'm concerned about them. >> mitt romney fights back in florida. >> trying to turn the tables using the president's own words of a long time ago. >> republicans insist president obama's 1998 redistribution comments are represent what the president always believed and still believes. >> the trick is figuring out how do we structure government system that is pool resources and, hence, facilitate some redistribution, because i actually believe in redistribution. >>> top u.s. security official told a senate panel wednesday the deadly attack in libya september 11th in which the ambassador and three others were killed was a terrorist strike. >>> unemployment is way too high and home ownership is way too low, the recovery is happening. >>> federal jury has awarded a man
NBC
Sep 20, 2012 6:30pm EDT
libya? was it a protest gone bad, or terrorists? >>> and school lunch, why some schools are serving meals at an hour that makes no sense. >>> and allergies, why people who never complained before are suffering right now. >>> also tonight, making a difference report, nightly news begins right now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening, it won't bring back the u.s. ambassador or the three other americans who were murdered, including two former navy s.e.a.l.s, but tonight, after the night they died, the storming at the u.s. consulate was labelled an act of terrorist, that was not the initial story. some have given conflicting versions of who happened there that night. we begin with what it does mean. our chief correspondent, andrea mitchell, good evening. >>> good evening, tonight, the white house confirmed the attack was an act of terror, officials say by al qaeda members. questions remain why it was planned and why initial reports were wrong. under heavy guard, secretary of state hillary clinton, arriving in libya today to attend a memorial service for the am
CNN
Sep 20, 2012 5:00am EDT
growing al qaeda presence in libya. he also mentioned being on an al qaeda hit list. john mccain was outraged last night. >> does it make any sense to you the level, or the small level of security he apparently had with him? >> it doesn't make any sense. i'll tell you what else doesn't make any sense is that the white house spokesman, secretary of state and our ambassador to the u.n. stating categorically it was not a terrorist attack when obviously it had all the earmarks of a terrorist attack including rocket propelled grenades and heavy weapons and a very well carried out military operation. >> libyan military officials telling cnn they met with members of the u.s. consulate three days before ambassador stevens and three other americans were killed. and warned them about the rising threat against western interests. we'll have more on this coming up in the next hour. >>> back home, flawed strategies, poor judgment and the botched gun running operation known as the fast and furious. an investigation of the justice department conducted by the justice department. here's crime and
Comedy Central
Sep 19, 2012 6:35pm PDT
, mitt romney has been dogged all week by his handling of the libya crisis. but yesterday the romney people shifted gears to change the game. >> there is a push by the romney campaign to refocus, to somehow reset. they want to really change the focus. >> stephen: well, i'm happy to say that by last night no one was focused on libya anymore. (applause) >> mitt romney is in damage control after a magazine revealed a secret video showing him making some controversial comments about americans. >> it's now raising tough new questions for his presidential campaign. >> this tape has shaken the romney campaign to say the least. >> stephen: shaken to say the least. vomiting blood to say the most. (laughter) but still no libya. (applause) okay, that's a victory. now, folks, here's what happened. way back in may mitt spoke at a $50,000 a plate fund-raiser at the boca raton home of private equity management marc leder who is best known for throwing some wild parties including one in the hamptons last summer where guests cavorted nude in a pool and performed sex acts while scantily clad russian w
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